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Dry Canning Flour

By Holly Giles | Homesteading , Kitchen

Dry Canning Flour I read up on canning flour when I got a 50-pound bag of flour. At that time flour was hard to come by and I needed to bake bread for our family. Bread was off the shelves of the store and ingredients for baking were not available either. A restaurant supply store […]

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Set Garden Goals in 4 Easy Steps

By Holly Giles | Homesteading

Garden Goals Have you ever thought about setting garden goals? If you are like me, you are motivated by simply getting outside and connecting with nature. I love to get outside in beautiful weather and that makes me want to grow something. Gardening is a way to squeeze in some physical activity into a busy […]

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Victory Garden Homestead Tour

By Holly Giles | Homesteading

Victory Garden The victory garden of the 1940s has made a comeback with full force. Families are looking to food sources they had not thought of before which is exciting news for gardening. During world war II the government was reverting large manufacturing to war efforts and supplies. In turn, the government asked citizens to […]

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Cooking With Blueberries

By Holly Giles | Kitchen

Cooking with Blueberries Blueberries bring back memories of going wild blueberry picking with my grandparents in the backwoods of Alabama. Every summer I would go stay with them on their property and live the country life. I learned how to forage for different foods and visit neighbors who were growing big gardens. Those are some […]

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